Obituaries Archive - Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory | Knoxville, TN

John Earl Messamore

John Earl Messamore, 70, died April 25, 2018. He was a faithful member, Deacon and Sunday School teacher of Glenwood Baptist Church of Powell. Son of Earl G. (Jack) and Dorothy Whitson Messamore, John graduated ETSU, drove for FedEx many years, then for Enterprise. He had a special interest in cars and driving, old country [Read more…]

Cecilia Padro

Cecilia Padro, 11/22/39-4/20/18, beloved Mother, Grandmother, Friend, Godparent, and so much more to those who have been blessed to know her. She enjoyed reading, music, theatre arts, the company of family and friends, as well as helping others and giving back to her community. She wanted anyone who may have known her to be thanked [Read more…]

Rebecca “Becky” Wilson Davis

KNOXVILLE – Rebecca “Becky” Wilson Davis, 89, passed away on Monday, April 23rd, 2018, at the Manorhouse Assisted Living Facility in Knoxville, TN.    Born in Sylva, NC, Becky was the daughter of the late Thomas Oscar Wilson and Luetta Buchanan Wilson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her siblings, [Read more…]

Ronald Gene Ammons

Beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Ronald Gene Ammons, age 78, of Fountain City, TN went to his heavenly home on April 18, 2018. He was born October 5, 1939 to Eugene and Helen Jones Ammons. He married the love of his life, Sylvia Jane Tipton, on November 23, 1962 in Knoxville, TN. Preceded in death [Read more…]

Willette (Willie) Tillman

(Willie) Willette Tillman, owner of Scottie’s in Powell, TN, went to be with her Lord on Monday, April 16, 2018 after a long, courageous fight with cancer. She is preceded in death by her daughter Deborah Anne Tillman; parents, Frank and Eula (Gee) Foust. Survived by sister, Annette Mintz; daughter, Mendy and Jeff Shackelford; sons, [Read more…]

Mark Steven Margolis

Mark Steven Margolis passed away on April 11th, 2018 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center from stage 4 gastro-esophageal adenocarcinoma. Mark was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who was a friend to everyone he met and the bedrock of his family. He will forever be loved and missed. Mark is survived by his [Read more…]

Robert Lee Davis

Robert Lee Davis passed away on April 9, 2018. He was born to James and Francis Davis on November 17, 1961. Robert was a retired teacher from Heritage High School. He loved his daughters, enjoyed martial arts, performing skits and singing to his friends and action movies. He is preceded in death by his parents, James and [Read more…]

James Kenneth Cunningham

James Kenneth Cunningham – age 78 of Knoxville, Tennessee was born March 21,1940 and passed away April 5, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents Tom and Mae Cunningham from Jacksboro, where he grew up with his two brothers and sister Tom, Eddie, and Vivian. After serving his Country in the US Army, [Read more…]

Glen A. Moore

Glen A. Moore, age 76, passed away on April 3, 2018. He will be greatly missed and remembered for his patience, kindness, and the love he had for his children and grandchildren. Glen was retired from Speary Rail Service but he remained a Jack of All Trades and could fix anything. He loved Chicken and [Read more…]

Kenneth “Ken” C. Pierce

It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of Kenneth “Ken” C. Pierce on March 30, 2018. Ken was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on April 21, 1930. After graduating from Old Knoxville High School in 1948, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and proudly served his country during the Korean [Read more…]

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